BC People First is proud to present the Self-Advocate Leadership of the Year Award. In celebration of someone who has shown exceptional leadership throughout the 2020 year in the field of advocating for the rights of people with intellectual or developmental disabilities.
This award showcases the importance of self-advocacy and encourages all Self-Advocates to continue to lead and to be inspired. A winner will be selected following the decision process. The winner will be announced at BC People First’s virtual conference event for self-advocates and people with intellectual disabilities, on February 26th, 2021. The winner will receive a $200 honorarium award (to assist in their advocacy efforts or learning this year) and an award plaque.
Nominees are people in BC with intellectual or developmental disabilities who have completed exceptional self-advocacy and disability rights related work throughout the past year.
To nominate someone for the award please fill out this form as the Nominator. The person you are nominating is a Nominee for the award.
The Nominator must ensure that the nomination information below is completed in full.
The nomination will be judged based on the answers provided on this form.
People can be nominated for the award by anyone: a peer, family member, staff, colleague, support worker, or friend. Nominators can nominate more than one person if they want.
Completed nominations must be submitted by 5pm, Monday, February 8th, 2021 to be considered.
If you prefer a PDF copy of the form (printable) that you can send back to us, instead of this online form, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.